Daniel Lobitz, AIA
Daniel Lobitz joined Robert A.M. Stern Architects in 1986 and has been a Partner in the firm since 2008. He has been responsible for the design and management of a diverse body of work including large-scale town and urban planning projects, multifamily residential buildings, hotels and resorts, mixed-use developments, private houses, and institutional buildings, as well as furniture and light fixtures for the contract market.
Mr. Lobitz's planning projects include one of the most important and influential of our time: the new town of Celebration, Florida, as well as towns in San Diego, California; Heiligendamm, Germany; and Lisbon, Portugal; and large-scale urban infill projects in Arnhem, the Netherlands; and Arlington, Virginia. His multifamily residential buildings – some with hotel components – include luxury towers in New York, Arlington, Atlanta, Dallas, and Los Angeles. Mr. Lobitz's resort work includes projects in Florida, Jamaica, France, Croatia, Cyprus, and the Canary Islands. Mr. Lobitz has contributed to the design of private residences in Toronto and Connecticut, and his institutional projects include the Museum for African Art on New York City's Museum Mile.
Prior to his association with Robert A.M. Stern Architects, Mr. Lobitz worked with Agrest and Gandelsonas on a New York apartment building and Welton Becket Associates.
Mr. Lobitz's work has been published in The New York Times, The Miami Herald, The New Yorker, Architectural Record, and Architectural Digest and exhibited at the Parrish Art Museum, the Denver Art Museum, the West Orange Public Library, and the Litchfield Historical Society. His projects have received awards from the New York Chapter of the American Institute of Architects and the Congress for the New Urbanism. Mr. Lobitz was an editor of Architecture and Body (Rizzoli International Publications, 1987).
Mr. Lobitz received his Bachelor of Science degree in Hotel Administration from Cornell University in 1982 and his Master of Architecture degree from Columbia University in 1986. He is a registered architect in the State of New York and a member of the American Institute of Architects, the Congress for the New Urbanism, and the Cornell Society of Hotelmen. He serves on the Board of Directors of Puppies Behind Bars.